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2005 February News Releases


Notice of St. Norbert Ward By-Election
WINNIPEG - February 28, 2005 - As a result of the resignation of Councillor John Angus effective March 4, 2005, I am convening a By-Election to fill a vacancy for the Office of Councillor in the St. Norbert Ward.…

Snow route overnight parking ban lifted
WINNIPEG - February 28, 2005 - Bill Larkin, Director of Public Works, announced the Snow Route Overnight Parking Ban has been lifted effective 06:01 a.m. this morning.

2005 Budget: Path to Opportunity and Growth
Business taxes cut, property taxes frozen, police spending increased
WINNIPEG - February 25, 2005 - Committed to moving forward with a policy agenda that will bring growth and opportunity to Winnipeg, Mayor Sam Katz and the Executive Policy Committee (EPC) tabled the preliminary operating budget for 2005 that freezes property taxes, cuts business taxes downtown, provides deep discounts to transit fares for seniors, and paves the way for new infill housing and renovation reward programs.

Assiniboine Forest wetland enhancement project
WINNIPEG - February 24, 2005 - Work will begin tomorrow, on a wetland enhancement and drainage project in the city's Assiniboine Forest located in southwest Winnipeg. A joint effort of the City of Winnipeg and the Charleswood Rotary Club, the project will improve drainage of approximately 175 acres of the forest's 700 acres.…

Pathways to Winnipeg History
WINNIPEG - February 18, 2005 - On February 21st - Heritage Day - the City Clerk's Department, City of Winnipeg Archives will launch its first digital exhibit, Pathways to Winnipeg History, 1874-1924.

Red Tape Commission releases introductory report
WINNIPEG - February 17, 2005 - The Mayor's Red Tape Commission today released an Introductory Report with recommendations to "prevent future red tape." …

Esplanade contract awarded
WINNIPEG - February 16, 2005 - Committed to seeing the Esplanade Riel reach its potential for the city, the Executive Policy Committee (EPC) today authorized the City's Chief Administrative Officer to approve the award of contract for the bridge's restaurant to Salisbury House of Canada Ltd.

Plowing of back lanes begins tomorrow
WINNIPEG - February 10, 2005 - City crews will begin plowing back lanes at 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. The operation will include all lanes in the city and continue around the clock with completion expected by 6:00 p.m. Sunday.

Three Rapid Transit public workshops remaining
WINNIPEG - February 03, 2005 - The Rapid Transit Task Force invites members of the public to attend the three remaining citywide public workshops.

Rapid Transit Task Force Public Workshops
WINNIPEG - February 01, 2005 - The meeting scheduled for the Caboto Centre will have a shuttle bus service available from the Osborne Junction, down Pembina to Grant ending on Wilkes Avenue at the Caboto Centre.

Last update: 29.03.2007

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